This brand new addition to the "Usborne Young Reading" series focuses on animals
and the roles they have played in conflict, both modern and ancient. Find out h
ow elephants helped Hannibal attack Rome, why pigeons saved hundreds of lives in
World Wars 1 and 2 and how a little donkey called Murphy came to the rescue of
wounded soldiers in World War One, along with many other stories of heroism and
courage. Usborne's "Young Reading" series was developed in conjunction with expe
rts from Roehampton University and is designed to encourage independent reading.
Each title has clear, engaging text and is accompanied by original illustrat